Basic helicopter aerodynamics / John Seddon, Simon Newman.

"Basic Helicopter Aerodynamics, now in its third edition, is widely appreciated as an easily accessible, rounded introduction to the first principles of the aerodynamics of helicopter flight. Concentrating on the well-known Sikorsky configuration of single main rotor with tail rotor, the author...

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Main Author: Seddon, J.
Other Authors: Newman, Simon, 1947-
Format: Electronic
Published: Chichester, Eng. ; Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2011.
Edition:3rd ed.
Series:Aerospace series (Chichester, England)
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Front Matter
  • Introduction
  • Rotor in Vertical Flight: Momentum Theory and Wake Analysis
  • Rotor in Vertical Flight: Blade Element Theory
  • Rotor Mechanisms for Forward Flight
  • Rotor Aerodynamics in Forward Flight
  • Aerodynamic Design
  • Performance
  • Trim, Stability and Control
  • A Personal Look at the Future
  • Appendix: Performance and Mission Calculation
  • Index.